presented by Kay Wing
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Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS
Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS is the owner of Southwest Advanced Neurological Rehabilitation (SWAN Rehab), an outpatient rehabilitation facility specializing in the treatment of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological diseases. She received her physical therapy degree at Northwestern University and her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University. She is a board…Read full bio
The inability to transfer safely from sitting to standing is a common reason for the admission of elderly patients to care facilities. In this chapter, Dr. Wing demonstrates dynamic motor control strategies throughout the phases of sit to stand. We'll take a look at the four stages of standing and identify missing components of the stages in standing for patients.
2. Over Ground Gait Training
Motor control dysfunction limits safe and efficient ambulation in patients with neurological deficits. Effective treatment requires the clinician to address components of gait including range of motion (ROM), step length, walking speed, and postural control in movement. Various over ground gait training activities will be demonstrated in this chapter.
3. Gait Training on the Treadmill
The treadmill is an effective tool to provide a safe environment for the patient and the therapist. The treadmill provides the opportunity to practice new motor patterns and provide the necessary repetitions for neuroplasticity and motor learning.